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Approaching Age 62 and Physically Unable to Work?

Category: Social Security Disability, Social Security Disability

Most people do not realize that there is an option other than filing for early retirement if one is physically unable to work.

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People ask: "When do I need a lawyer?"

Category: The Legal Process, Lawsuits and Disputes

Since I am one, my answer is obviously: when you are ready to file the claim.  Most reputable Social Security Lawyers can do things that the average solid-citizen cannot.

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A quick way to evaluate your case

Category: The Legal Process, Lawsuits and Disputes

People often call and want a very quick, short answer to the question: "Do I qualify."  Sometimes, they are talking about financially - as in, "is there a program at all.  Sometimes, they are talki

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Why Your Doctor Will Make or Break Your Case

Category: Worker Rights, Workers Compensation

The question the judges are trying to answer is whether you have the CAPACITY to perform the physical or mental demands of "work."  Only a treating or examining doctor is qualifed to tell the judge

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Responses to Inquiries From Someone Under Age 50

Category: Social Security Disability

I get many requests for consultation on line and I try to respond at least by email to every one.  Many people provide very limited information about their condition(s) so it is always hard to repl

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Why do we have the Social Security Act? What is FICA? Now What?

Category: Applying for Social Security Disability, Social Security Disability

Have you ever wondered how Social Security got started? Politicians are not known for helping out the disabled, indigent population just on a whim. So, why do we even have this?

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Type II Diabetes, A Walk to the Bus & Disability

Category: Disability, Disability

The word "Diabetes" does not conjur up imagies of a serious/major medical illness.

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Timelines & Frustration Levels

Category: Social Security Disability, Social Security Disability

Sometimes, people call just because they are having trouble getting any answers from anyone. They feel like they are missing something.  If that's your situation: fear not.  It's not you.

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How Age, Education, Language make a difference in Disability Claims

Category: Disability, Disability

Medical conditions are not the only factor considered in these cases.  Other factors condtibute to ones inability to work.  Age makes a huge difference.  For one thing, older people cannot compete

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DENIED. Now What?

Category: Employment, Wrongful Termination Claims

In the first sentence of the denial letter, it will say something like:  "Based on the eivdence you provided, you are not disabled under our rules."  Then it will list the medical records received.

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